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Aliens Act

 

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Sub-subdivision 8

Temporary residence permit in case of substantial public interest

§ 203. Cases of temporary residence permits issued for participation in criminal proceedings

[RT I, 29.06.2012, 5 – entry into force 01.01.2015]

(1) An alien may be issued a temporary residence permit for participation in criminal proceedings for assistance in the ascertaining of the facts of the subject of proof of a criminal offence if:

[RT I, 29.06.2012, 5 – entry into force 01.01.2015]

1) he or she is a victim or a witness in a criminal procedure, the object of which is a criminal offence provided for in §§ 133-133 3 , §§ 138-140, § 1451 , § 175 or clause 2601 (1) 3) or 5) of the Penal Code;

[RT I, 23.03.2015, 1 – entry into force 01.01.2016]

2) [Repealed - RT I, 23.03.2015, 1 – entry into force 01.01.2016]

3) [Repealed – RT I, 18.04.2013, 2 – entry into force 28.04.2013]

4) [Repealed - RT I, 23.03.2015, 1 – entry into force 01.01.2016]

(2) In case of the issue of a temporary residence permit for participation in criminal proceedings the victim or witness specified in subsection (1) of this section shall have previously facilitated the ascertaining of facts relating to the subject of proof of a criminal offence or has given consent for doing so and has broken off all the relations with the persons who are being suspected or accused of committing the respective offence.

[RT I, 29.06.2012, 5 – entry into force 01.01.2015]

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